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Echeveria strictiflora A. Gray
Synonyms: Cotyledon strictiflora
USDA Symbol: ecst
USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
Rosette-forming, scapose perennial succulent with broad, spathulate, fleshy leaves. Leaf tip acuminate, red. Flower scape single or occassionally forked to 40 cm with reduced lanceolate leaves. Flowers borne on a raceme, scarlet.
This succulent can grow in full sun, but prefers a little shade in arid regions. Requires good drainage to grow well.
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Red
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug
Bloom Notes: Flowers scarlet.
TX Native Distribution:
Mountains of the Trans-Pecos in TX and in northern MX. Native Habitat:
Open, rocky mountain slopes. USDA Native Status: L48(N)
Growing ConditionsLight Requirement: Sun , Part Shade
Soil Moisture: Dry
BenefitUse Ornamental: Xeric or rock garden plant.
Conspicuous Flowers: yes
Interesting Foliage: yes
Wildflower Center Seed BankLBJWC-1133
Collected 2011-10-19 in Jeff Davis County by Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
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Record Modified: 2008-10-20
Research By: Joe Marcus